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  • 1. Westward Expansion SOL US1.8c Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  • 2. Essential Knowledge
    • Prior to the Civil War, most industrialization in America was in the North; however, the equipment produced in the North had an impact on the farming society in the South.
  • 3. Key Words
    • Inventor: someone who is the first to think of or make something.
    • Entrepreneur: someone who organizes resources to bring a new or better good or service to market in hopes of earning a profit.
  • 4. Essential Questions
    • How did inventors and entrepreneurs affect the lives of Americans?
  • 5. The Cotton Gin
    • The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney.
    • It increased the production of cotton and thus increased the need for slave labor to cultivate and pick the cotton.
    http://www.ferdinando.org.uk/images/Cotton%20Gin.jpg http://www.brooklin-es.u76.k12.me.us/emints/irwebquest/whitney.jpg
  • 6. The Reaper
    • Jo Anderson (a slave) and Cyrus McCormick worked to invent the reaper.
    • McCormick was an entrepreneur who brought the reaper to market.
    • The reaper increased the productivity of the American farmer.
    http://socialstudies.cayennepaper.com/reaper.JPG http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/images/Cyrus_McCormick.jpg
  • 7. The Steamboat
    • The steamboat was invented by Robert Fulton.
    • It provided faster river transportation that connected Southern plantations and farms to Northern industries.
    http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://kohm.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/800px-clermont_illustration_-_robert_fulton_-_ http://www.ulster.net/~hrmm/press/fulton/robert_fulton7.jpg
  • 8. The Steam Locomotive
    • The steam locomotive provided faster land transportation.
    http://www.sandovalsignpost.com/oct05/assets/images/SteamEngine2.jpg

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